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What's on in Wellington

Your monthly guide to the hottest events in Wellington. Check out what's on the calendar of good times this March.

New Zealand Festival

The New Zealand Festival is Aotearoa’s leading celebration of cutting-edge culture. Every year, it transforms Wellington every second year into a thriving, enlivening festival city, abuzz with the best arts and artists from around the world.

The Weta Digital Season of Barber Shop Chronicles

A lively, life-affirming and “irresistibly joyful” (Daily Mail) portrait of the modern-day barber shop, it tackles the big topics – fatherhood, friendship, politics and football – against an energetic backdrop of banter, boasting and African beats.

Ka Tito Au - Kupe's Heroic Journey

Kupe, the great Pacific explorer and navigator, is the hero of this lively, lyrical solo show. A masterful piece of storytelling, Ka Tito Au is part of A Waka Odyssey, the Festival’s celebration of our shared voyaging past and Pacific future.

Future Playground

Showcasing some of the most ingenious, creative, boundary-pushing tech in the world, Future Playground is a total immersion experience.

NZ Fringe Festival

Running for 23 days, Fringe provides the largest and most concentrated mix of talent across all art forms in the country. It includes contemporary work in all genres including (but never limited to) audio, busking, cabaret, clowning, comedy, circus, dance, film, fashion, improvisation, music, online, physical theatre, podcast, poetry, puppetry, spoken word/storytelling, theatre, visual & digital art.

BLACKCAPS v England - 3rd ODI

BLACKCAPS take on England in this epic grudge match ODI at Wellington's Westpac Stadium.

Symphony in the Park

Join us on March 3rd 2018 for a world class concert at Porirua Park.  You'll be treated to a mix of opera, contemporary and show tunes, and ending with Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, accompanied by Wellington Cannon Society who'll be firing live cannons.

Newtown Festival Street Fair Day

New Zealand's largest free music festival and street fair. Enjoy fantastic performance, delicious food and wonderful crafts in the heart of Newtown.

À Õ Làng Phõ

Enjoy this show of infectious fun by a dazzling cast of acrobats and live musicians. While a story unfolds of serene village life disrupted by modernity, watch as bamboo poles and woven baskets are repurposed to create breathtaking stunts and a host of peculiar characters.

Writers & Readers 2018 New Zealand Festival

Four days of fast-tracked, smart conversation from some of the world's best thinkers and talkers.

Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert

Thee New Zealand Symphony Orchestra perform the music of Star Wars: A New Hope with a live screening of the film.

Hurricanes vs Crusaders

Join the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium as they take on the Crusaders in the Investec Super Rugby clash.

The Wellington Airport Season of Swan Lake/Loch Na Heala

Combining soaring dancing and boundary-busting theatre, song and live music, acclaimed director Michael Keegan-Dolan swaps Tchaikovsky’s original score for Irish folk music with a Nordic noir twist.

CubaDupa Street Festival

Enjoy Wellington’s vibrant street festival celebrating the epic creative spirit of Cuba Street and the Wellington community. Over 250 performances to see and join in over two days for free. Dress-up and join in the party!

Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar

The Roar return for their second visit to Wellington this season, and is the last home game for season for the Wellington Phoenix.

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